Sustainable Design and Construction

March 16, 2011 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

Open-web bowstring trusses and steel joists give a Utah car wash architectural interest, reduce i...

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March 16, 2011 |

The California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen), the country’s first statewide green buil...

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March 11, 2011 |

HOK, Realty Appreciation, and Texas A&M University are working on the Urban Living Laboratory...

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March 09, 2011 |

Facebook is moving from its tony Palo Alto, Calif., locale to blue-collar Belle Haven, and the so...

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March 09, 2011 |

Starbucks, Arby’s, and McDonald’s are among the top when it comes to fast food franchises impleme...

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March 08, 2011 |

The Institute for Market Transformation and the Natural Resources Defense Council announced the l...

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March 08, 2011 |

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee announced its certification as a LEED Gold campus, established...

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March 08, 2011 |

According to the U.S. Green Building Council's 2010 list of top 10 states for LEED-certified comm...

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March 02, 2011 |

Legal claims over sustainability promises vs. performance of certified green buildings are beginn...

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March 02, 2011 |

Two new reports from the Zero Energy Commercial Buildings Consortium (CBC) on achieving net-zero-...

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March 02, 2011 |

Procter & Gamble will pursue LEED certification for all new sites. P&G's Taicang plant in...

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March 02, 2011 |

In this rebuttal to The Green Building Adoption Rate is Slow, Find Out The Practical Reasons...

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March 01, 2011 |

The Global Green Cities of the 21st Century conference in San Francisco is filled with mayors, ar...

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March 01, 2011 |

This week the USGBC launched its long-awaited LEED Interpretations process and database. LEED Int...

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February 25, 2011 |

The mile high city has a decidedly green tinge. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) today not...

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February 24, 2011 |

Perkins+Will  announced the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

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February 23, 2011 |

More than 500 building projects have certified through the LEED Volume Program since the pilot la...

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February 23, 2011 |

Leanne Tobias, founder and managing principal of Malachite LLC, an advisory firm that specializes...

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February 23, 2011 |

A massive 4.5 million-sf expansion of the Carousel Center shopping complex in Syracuse, N.Y., a p...

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February 23, 2011 |

Bryan Howard, Legislative Director of the U.S. Green Building Council, blogs about proposed GOP b...

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February 15, 2011 |

Architecture 2030 has just broadened the scope of its 2030 Challenge, issuing an additional chall...

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February 15, 2011 |

Andrés Duany advocates a "LEED Brown" rating that would give contractors credit for using traditi...

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February 15, 2011 | By Julie Hendricks, AIA, LEED AP, and Kapil Upadhyaya, LEED AP

There’s lots of talk about zero energy as the next big milestone in green building. Realistically...

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February 14, 2011 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

According to sustainability experts, the first step toward designing an energy-efficient roofing...

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February 14, 2011 |

New CoreNet Global/Jones Lang LaSalle survey shows real estate executives forging green strategie...

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February 11, 2011 |

The $73 million Soka University of America’s new performing arts center and academic complex rece...

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February 11, 2011 |

(FER) studio, Inglewood, Calif., converted a 115-year-old former dry goods store in Louisville, K...

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February 11, 2011 |

Located on historic South Main Street in Fall River, Mass., the Fall River Justice Center opened...

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February 09, 2011 |

Eighty-eight percent of Fortune 1000 senior executives feel business has a moral responsibility,...

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February 09, 2011 |

In 2010, U.S. corporations continued to enhance their sustainable business efforts by making bigg...

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